Late yesterday the RTM of Operations Manager 2007 R2 was approved, which immediately initiated the next stage of the process ... getting this latest version of Microsoft's end-to-end monitoring product for IT environments and datacenters out to YOU! Read more in our overview whitepaper, What's New datasheet, or download the trial, and see customer stories and more information on our pages on Microsoft.com and TechNet.
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The trial version of Operations Manager 2007 R2 RTM (build 7221) is now available via the Microsoft Download Center. General Availability of the product will be 1st July 2009, at which point new and existing customers will be able to obtain the bits from their respective customer download centers, such as MVLS.
In addition to the updated product documentation, our overview whitepaper, and what's new datasheet, newly released collateral includes a number of new datasheets that include:
Some of you have also have the opportunity to try our new hands on labs at our MMS and TechEd events this year, which cover topics such as installation, introduction, management pack authoring, and more. We're busily upgrading these with the RTM bits, and they will be available for you to use via the TechNet Online virtual labs next month (June).
In addition to downloading the trial (or if you're waiting for the upgrade or full product bits to arrive in your customer portal):
How else can I extend and leverage Operations Manager 2007 R2?
Exciting news for the Ops Mgr community! The final RTM build of R2 has been approved as of late Thursday...
Just in case you got an early start on the long Memorial Day weekend (here in the States) and missed
Looks like Cecilia Cole announced the availability of the WSUS 3.0 Service Pack 2 Release Candidate over
Does it fix any of the myriad of bugs in sp1?
Well it’s official, OpsMgr 2007 R2 has been Released to Manufacturing: http://blogs.technet.com/momteam